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The Last Time We Saw Paris

The Last Time We Saw Paris  - Album cover

Label: Columbia
Year: 1967
Released on LP: Yes
Released on CD: No


1. Swanee River
2. These Foolish Things
3. Forty Days
4. One Moment Worth Years
5. La Paloma Azul (The Blue Dove)
6. Three To Get Ready


Dave Brubeck (piano)
Paul Desmond (alto sax)
Joe Morello (drums)
Eugene Wright (bass)


1. This album has never been released on CD. It has been suggested that for personal reasons this was at the request of Dave.

2. Recorded at "Salle Pleyel", Paris, November 13, 1967.


All Music Guide Review copyright

Taken from the final tour of the Quartet before their breakup, this LP is full of timeless performances. All six selections are worth mentioning: "Swanee River," a 12-minute version of "These Foolish Things," "Forty Days," "One Moment Worth Years," "La Paloma Azul" and "Three to Get Ready." Throughout these extended renditions, Brubeck and altoist Paul Desmond rekindle some of the magic from their concerts of the early '50s while also simultaneously showing just how far they had grown as musicians.

Scott Yanow

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